Friday, October 26, 2012

Carmarthenshire links

This will be a list of free online resources for people researching their Carmarthenshire roots.  Most of the first batch are from the Internet Archive.

Historical Background
Historical notes of the countries of Glamorgan, Carmarthen, and Cardigan

General view of the agriculture of the County of Carmarthen (1794)

A history of Kidwelly (printed 1908)

West Wales historical records: Carmarthen volume (9) 1912 - includes articles on:
report of the WW historical society annual meeting;
laws of the society; list of members;
Quakers of Pembrokeshire;
Parish Registers, baptisms at St Peter's Carmarthen;
Pembrokeshire in by-gone days; Scurlock of Carmarthen;
Scourfield of New Moat; marriage bonds of West Wales and Gower;
Local history from a printer's file;
Pembrokeshire Hearths in 1670

Church history
Pamphlet: Facts and Figures about church and dissent in Wales (1888)

Registers
The Episcopal registers of the diocese of St David's 1397 to 1518: from the original registers, in the Diocesan Registry of Carmarthen (1917) Vol 1

The Episcopal registers of the diocese of St David's 1397 to 1518: from the original registers, in the Diocesan Registry of Carmarthen (1917) Vol 2

Other books
Black Book of Carmarthen (poetry)